1566 Paolo Giovio Lives Historiarum Sui Temporis Italian Wars Latin Plutarch

GIOVIO, Paolo

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Paolo Giovio was a 16th-century Italian historian who was certainly familiar with Plutarch’s ‘Lives.’ So much so that he created his own work which rivaled the ancient masterpiece. Giovio’s ‘Historiarum sui Temporis’ is a collection of biographical sketches of lives of famous men which accounts for recognizable Italian men as well as those involved in the Italian Wars.

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1566 Paolo Giovio Lives Historiarum Sui Temporis Italian Wars Latin Plutarch

 

Paolo Giovio was a 16th-century Italian historian who was certainly familiar with Plutarch’s ‘Lives.’ So much so that he created his own work which rivaled the ancient masterpiece. Giovio’s ‘Historiarum sui Temporis’ is a collection of biographical sketches of lives of famous men which accounts for recognizable Italian men as well as those involved in the Italian Wars.

 

Item number: #2456

Price: $1250

 

GIOVIO, Paolo

 

Pauli Iovii Novocomensis episcopi Nucerini Historiarum sui temporis : tomus primus[-secundus] : adiecimus indicem nominum prouinciarum, ciuitatum, montium, ac fluminum, quibus utitur Iouius in hac historia.

 

Venetiis : Matthaeus Bosellus excudendum curabat, MDLXVI. [1566].

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages; 2 volumes
    • I – [18], 164, 16
    • II – [18], 226
    • Signatures:
      • 1: *-3*⁴ 3*⁶, A-2S⁴
      • 2: a-c⁴ d⁶, A-3I⁴ 3K⁶, ²a-d⁴.
    • References: Adams G 651;
    • Language: Latin
    • Binding: Vellum; tight & secure
    • Size: ~8in X 6in (20cm x 13cm)
    • Extremely rare with no other example for sale worldwide. We find the 1567 edition selling at $5,000

 

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2456

Categories

Military & War

European History

Authors

GIOVIO, Paolo

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete